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Here are the major headlines for Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Punch

  • Buhari embarks on four-day medical trip to UK today
  • Killings: Buhari okays new security measures for Kaduna
  • Saraki, Dogara report IG to Buhari over Senate, Melaye
  • How police killed student doing menial job to pay school fees – Reps
  • Canada looks to stem illegal migration from Nigeria
  • Presidency lists corruption cases under Jonathan
  • Court hears Melaye’s bail application Thursday
  • ICPC charges suspended SEC DG, Gwarzo, with N115m fraud
  • Bribery: Rickey Tarfa calls FHC’s DCR as witness
  • Army, NSCDC clash over seizure of petrol-laden trucks
  • Gunmen raid Veritas varsity, kidnap lecturer
  • Account for post-privatisation spending on power sector, SERAP writes Fashola
  • FirstNation MD files preliminary objection against N1.7bn theft charge
  • Sterling Bank launches Hajj savings plan for Muslims
  • Your detractors behind security challenges, Katsina Emir tells Buhari
  • Man jailed four years for trafficking nine children to Sudan
  • Cult member kills man over N20,000 politician’s gift
  • Lagos lawyer bought new knives to kill husband – Police • Girlfriend arrested for S’African’s death in Lagos hotel

(www.punchng.com)

 

The Nation

  • Killings meant to instigate war, says Buhari
  • Death toll in Kaduna attack rises to 71
  • Codeine crisis: NAFDAC shuts down Emzor, 2 others pharmaceutical companies
  • Govt recovers N7.8b, $378m through Whistle-blower’s policy
  • Under-age voting: Disquiet over non-release of report by INEC
  • Evans weeps, says ‘no good food in prison’
  • NUJ’s Radio/TV stations begin operations soon, says Odusile
  • Dana begins Owerri /Abuja flights
  • Ambode’s re-election certain, says Ademowo
  • Omo-Agege urges Delta APC ward executives to sack PDP
  • Ekiti APC aspirants, NWC disagree over shadow poll
  • Oni writes Oyegun, NWC, says system compromised
  • Fayemi faults Awe’s ‘removal’ as Ekiti APC chairman
  • Osun indigenes hold Annual General Meeting
  • All set for The Nation agric, food summit, awards

(www.thenationonlineng.net)

 

Vanguard

  • New Laws Needed To Modernise Agric, Diversify Economy — Dogara
  • Nigeria Spends $36.3bn on Fuel Importation in 5 Years — CBN
  • CJN To Prosecutors: Conduct Diligent Investigations Before Filing Charges
  • Cost Of A29 Aircraft: Ask Nigerian Govt — US Mission
  • 3bn fraud: EFCC slams 12 charges against ex-Plateau Gov. Jang
  • Fragmented Insurance Industry Cost Africa Substantial Businesses – Ghana President
  • Obi Advocates Chinese Leadership Model For Nigeria
  • Handball Federation Disbands Male Senior Team
  • Delta CAN Condemns Killings By Herdsmen
  • Group Bemoans Delay In Edo-Ijaw Monarchs Receiving Staff Of Office
  • Edo PDP Supporters Protest Urhoghide’s Alleged Harassment
  • Delta 2019: We’ll Support Candidates With Itsekiris Interest —IPU
  • 2019: South-South Group Declares Support For Atiku
  • WARD CONGRESS: Our Lives Were Threatened In Oyo, Says APC C’ttee Chairman
  • 2019: Anioma Group Lauded For Endorsing Okowa As Sole Candidate
  • Ebonyi APC Ward Congress: Ucha Blasts NWC For Endangering Party’s Chances In S’East

(www.vanguardngr.com)

 

Guardian

  • Buhari back to London to see doctor
  • NASCON to grow tomato business through backward integration process
  • Again, stakeholders warn FG, oil firms on crisis in Ogoni
  • Nigeria electricity generation capacity drops to 2,329.9MW
  • Onazi thanks Rohr, declares readiness for World Cup
  • New York attorney general resigns after sexual abuse report
  • Reps chide NNPC, CBN over refinery TAM expenses
  • Government to end secret ownership of companies, says Osinbajo
  • NSCDC in dilemma as suspect dies in custody
  • We’re tackling insecurity meticulously, says Olonisakin
  • Prosecution ambushes Dino Melaye’s bail application with counter affidavit
  • Chinese club denies move for Barcelona star Iniesta
  • Ifeanyi Ubah joins Nigerian legion in CAF bodies
  • ‘FIBA will not ban NBBF over parallel league, leadership crisis’
  • Nigeria wins third position at Zone Two African Senior Swimming Championship
  • Tuei, Munanu, others to arrive for Okpekpe Road Race on Thursday
  • Rumbles over Super Eagles World Cup fund raising
  • Groups justify Forte Oil divestment from upstream, Ghana businesses
  • NCC seals firm, bank in Uyo, Calabar, for violating regulations
  • Afreximbank seeks maritime infrastructure upgrade for growth
  • Security forces and herdsmen attacks
  • How Nigerian youth should respond to Buhari
  • Death penalty: Not dead yet
  • ‘Buhari’s integrity, not enough to salvage Nigeria’
  • INEC tasks women on voter registration, gender inequality in electoral system
  • More cracks in Lagos APC over ward congress

(www.guardian.ng)

 

ThisDay

  • President Meets Saraki, Dogara, Says N’Assembly Invasion an Embarrassment
  • Buhari Heads to London on a Four-day Medical Trip
  • UBA Partners MasterCard to Ease Payments by SMEs
  • Birnin Gwari Attack: Death Toll Rises to 61, El-Rufai Visits Community
  • Buhari Condemns Attack, Approves New Battalion, Police Command
  • Troops Rescue 1000 hostages from Boko Haram terrorists
  • Melaye’s Bail Application for Thursday
  • US Blocks Malami’s Lawyers from Taking a Cut on $500m Abacha…
  • UBA Partners MasterCard to Ease Payments by SMEs
  • Marafa: Yari Working with Others to Sabotage Buhari’s Re-election
  • Keystone Bank Supports ICT
  • Sterling Bank Launches Experience Centre
  • Dangote Cement Lifts Market as Trading Resumes on Bullish Note
  • CAF Appoints Ubah into AFCON Organising Committee
  • Edo FA Boss Hails Obaseki, Shaibu over Bendel Insurance
  • Asaba 2018 Facilities Excite CAA Officials
  • NAF Day Celebrations: Personnel Engage Host Community in Novelty Match

(www.thisdaylive.com)

 

The Nation

  • Boko Haram no longer holds our territory’ – Nigeria tells UN
  • Ekiti APC aspirants, NWC disagree over shadow poll
  • Govt recovers N7.8b, $378m through Whistle-blower’s policy
  • Killings meant to instigate war, says Buhari
  • Death toll in Kaduna attack rises to 71
  • Buhari off to London for medical
  • Evans weeps, says ‘no good food in prison’
  • Court dismisses suspect’s N200m suit on seized trucks
  • Ambode’s re-election certain, says Ademowo
  • Oni writes Oyegun, NWC, says system compromised
  • Fayemi faults Awe’s ‘removal’ as Ekiti APC chairman
  • Under-age voting: Disquiet over non-release of report by INEC
  • Pastor in police net for ‘propagating hate speech’
  • ‘How we ‘caught’ businessman with cloned SON logos’
  • All set for The Nation agric, food summit, awards
  • Old Trafford may host Joshua’s next fight
  • Djokovic gets back on track
  • Tiger Woods to play with rival Mickelson
  • F1: Kimi Raikkonen hits back at Ferrari exit rumours
  • Golovkin’s camp wants drug testing programme for Canelo
  • Iwobi happy with parting victory for Wenger
  • Ndidi returns to light training as Medics keep close tab

(www.thenationonlineng.net

 

The Sun

  • Luxury bus owners, drivers protest members’ killing in Onitsha
  • Outrage over Kaduna killing
  • PDP protests assault on Urhoghide, petitions CP
  • Bail: Melaye to know fate Thursday
  • Evans rebels, refuses to enter courtroom
  • 2,092 delegates to choose PDP candidate today
  • Loot in Jonathan’s govt under probe in UK –Presidency
  • More trouble for APCFG spent $36.3bn on fuel importation in 5 years –CBN
  • Buhari goes to UK on 4-day medical trip
  • FG spent $36.3bn on fuel importation in 5 years – CBN
  • Codeine: NAFDAC clamped down on Emzor, two others
  • APC congress: NWC intends to destroy party before leaving – Sen. Ucha alleges
  • Ekiti guber: SDP bringing new social order – Adeniran
  • Ekiti APC primary: Twists and turns of an aborted race
  • We’ve saved over N200bn from ghost workers –Osinbajo
  • Airtel launches 4G LTE in Abuja
  • WASRA moves to boost cross-border listing
  • World Cup: Rohr can’t promise semifinal for Eagles
  • ‘Ndidi will be ready for World Cup’
  • Croatia match crucial for Nigeria – Kanu

(www.sunnewsonline.com)

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